Is public or private education able to meet our child’s needs? Every family has an educational objective primarily shaped by the parent’s own education, upbringing, and life choices. Still, I think there is one thing we collectively want for our children regarding school — an emotionally, mentally, and physically safe environment that keeps our child’s […]
Bedtime is an excellent time for parents to connect with their tweens and teens. They are physically tired, worn out emotionally, have probably experienced some challenges within their day, and need someone to process with. As kids get older, they may become more independent, but they still need guidance from their parents. Asking your child […]
Where do your priorities lie? What do you do for your child daily to ensure they are successful as an adult? Perhaps you enroll them in a good school, providing them with a good education that will one day land them a lucrative job. Or you put them in sports, hoping they will one day […]
Every parent wants to know, “how can I keep my child from being bullied?” Bullying is one of those things we never want our kids to experience, but they most likely will at one point or another. And even though we can’t always prevent it, we can safeguard them against the damaging repercussions by doing […]
None of us start our parenting journey with the objective to raise a people pleasing child. But often, our good-intentioned desire to raise kind and grateful humans can lead to raising kids who often ignore their own needs or do unhealthy things to make others like them, including us as parents. Now, most of us […]
When one can nurture and protect a family unit, they will be investing in the mental and physical well-being of their children as well as their own. Find out what you can implement daily to build an unbreakable bond with your family.
Rebellion can happen at any age “Every child will rebel at one point or another. The extent to which they rebel is determined by the parent’s reaction to it.” Bill McKee. This is from an article that was written in the ’70s about how to not push away your child when they struggle with rebelling […]
Parents will often ask themselves what causes insecurity in a child and what they can do to combat negative self-talk. And as the reasonings for why a child might be feeling insecure widely vary, there are some key steps to take when your child begins to show symptoms. Before we discuss what you can practically […]
Are you looking for some children’s books to help teach your kids about race: Multiculturalism, racial equality, and diversity? Whether you have a pre-schooler, elementary, grade school, tween, or teen, this list covers ALL the bases, and is a great way to integrate cultural and racial equality and awareness in your home and parenting. This […]
Teaching your kids to be respectful has everything to do with giving them respect. Find out how and why this is.